1. Newborns

Connecting & communicating

Bond with newborns through cuddles, massage and play.
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    Bonding with newborns happens when you respond consistently to your baby with love, warmth and care. Bonding and attachment are vital to baby development.

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    If you watch what your baby does and how baby responds to what you do, it’ll help you understand baby body language and other baby cues. Find out more.

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    Bilingualism and raising bilingual children has both benefits and challenges for families. Get answers to frequently asked questions about bilingualism.

Raising Children Network is supported by the Australian Government. Member organisations are the Parenting Research Centre and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute with The Royal Children’s Hospital Centre for Community Child Health.

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